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Miami Hurricanes (Football)

  • News

    May 19, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Ex-Michigan QB Tate Forcier Won't Transfer to Miami After All

    ​The Miami Hurricanes didn't scoop up much quarterback talent in their 2011 draft class, but seemed to be making up for it in transfer. Back in February, Tate Foricer announced he was transferring from Michigan to Miami, but now ESPN is reporting that Forcier won't be joining the team after all.

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    University of Miami Football Player Jeffrey Brown Charged with Rape

    ​Jeffrey Brown, a 19-year-old red shirt Freshman on the University of Miami Hurricanes football team, has been charged with raping a woman on the school's Coral Gables campus. Brown has been suspended from the team indefinitely.

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Leonard Hankerson is Super Pissed He Didn't Go Higher in the Draft

    ​For the third straight year not a single University of Miami player was selected in the first round of the NFL draft, which is a bit of a sore point for a team that still holds the record for most consecutive NFL drafts with at least one player taken in the first round. Especially considering tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Gators Coach Will Muschamp Disses Hurricanes

    ​Barring some sort of bowl matchup, the Florida Gators and the Miami Hurricanes won't meet again on the football field until 2013, but the two programs are always locked in an intense recruiting war for players and, occasionally, personnel. Wide receivers coach Aubrey Hill was one of the few staff ... More >>

  • News

    April 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    Hurricanes Considering Hard Knocks-like Documentary Special for ESPN

    ​The U, Rakontur's documentary about the Miami Hurricanes football team in the '80s, was the highest-rated documentary ever to air on ESPN, so it makes sense the channel is eager for some more Miami documentary magic. While plans for a sequel to The U have been put on hold, ESPNU is in talks to ai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Lien Times: Meet Some Local Tax Cheats

    Weezy F. Baby needs E.F. Hutton​As the tax season draws to a close this week, some of our more recognizable citizens are probably wondering if Uncle Sam will catch them cheating on their taxes again. Take Lil Wayne, who was just popped by the Internal Revenue Service for not paying his fair share ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Ramon Buchanan, UM Linebacker, Suspended Over Felony Arrest in Coconut Grove UPDATED

    via University of MiamiRamon Buchanan​With Randy Shannon at the helm, the University of Miami's football team may not have won any titles -- but it did keep its nose clean, with zero player arrests since 2007. That's one record that new coach Al Golden's regime has already shattered.Ramon Buchanan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    UM Alum Brandon Meriweather Investigated In Shooting Of Two Men In Apopka

    via New England Patriots​Patriots safety Brandon Meriweather -- a University of Miami star drafted in the first round in 2007 -- is under investigation in the shooting of two men at a house party in central Florida last week, according to a lawyer representing the victims.Meriweather allegedly pul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Life Size Statue of Tim Tebow Being Erected at UF

    Tim Tebow made his last play for the Florida Gators just a year and some months ago, but the Gainseville faithful miss him so. So much that they're already erecting a life sized statue of their chosen one on campus. That must be some sort of record between the time a student athlete graduated and wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Spencer Whipple Is the Canes' First String QB Heading Into Spring Training

    So everyone expected a big quarterback controversy for the Hurricanes this off-season between rising senior Jacory Harris and sophomore Stephen Morris. Well, Al Golden released his spring training depth chart today, and the first-string quarterback as of right now is, uh, Spencer Whipple. Yes, the k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Jeremy Shockey Inks Deal with Panthers, Not Dolphins

    ​Despite passing a physical with Dolphins physicians and some apparent mutual interest, it seems that Jeremy Shockey won't be suiting up in Orange and Aqua next year. According to the AP, he's agreed to join the Carolina Panthers, who despite the best efforts of the 'Fins last season, actually had ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Miami Hurricanes' DeMarcus Van Dyke Runs Fastest 40-Yard Dash at NFL Combine

    hurricanesports.cstv.comUM's lightning-fast cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke​Miami, you may be trophy-less, but you've still got the goods.That's the news out of this year's NFL combine, where Hurricanes cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke ran the 40-yard dash in an absurdly fast 4.28 seconds. That's the spe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Randy Shannon Declines Maryland's Offer

    ​With ESPN scheduling Miami's season opener against Maryland for its sweet Labor Day night spot, it seemed the drama would be that former Hurricanes head coach Randy Shannon would be on the opposite sideline coordinating the Terrapin's defense. Now, according to the Baltimore Sun though an agreeme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Ex-Michigan QB Tate Forcier Transferring to Miami

    via The U Football​Turns out that the Hurricanes will net a new QB this year after all: former Michigan starter Tate Forcier. He's announced his decision to transfer to Coral Gables today. Forcier was a four-star recruit coming out of high school, but thanks to injuries and other complications fai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Randy Shannon Reportedly Interviewing for Maryland's DC Job

    Where pretty sick of trying to follow the Randy Shannon job hunt as apparently interest from Texas and UCLA lead nowhere, but according to an ESPN reporter Shannon is going to interview for the Defensive Coordinator position at Maryland. Yes, Maryland would be a rival ACC school. Yes, Miami and Mary ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Hurricanes Interested in Transfer QB Tom Savage, But Rutgers Bars Him From Coming to Miami

    ​The future of the Miami Hurricane's quarterback position seems to be with Stephen Morris, but Al Golden and his staff are apparently interested in landing former Rutgers quarterback Tom Savage. He was rated by one recruiting service at the 8th best QB in the 2009 class, and the 'Canes tried to wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Is Randy Shannon About to Become UCLA's Defensive Coordinator?

    ​Former Miami Hurricanes head coach Randy Shannon has never been associated with another college team. He played at UM, became a graduate assistant, and gradually worked his way up the coaching ladder to get to the top. No one questioned whether Shannon bled orange and green, but according to some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    USC's Blake Ayles Transferring to Miami in Order to Win National Championship

    ​After a string of initial set backs, new Miami Hurricanes head coach Al Golden and his team have turned around recruiting. Now the team has snagged Blake Ayles, who was rated the second-best tight end recruit in the nation in 2008 by Rivals.com, away from the University of Southern California. He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Hurricanes Head Coach Al Golden Lands Miami Central Cornerback Thomas Finnie

    ​Despite supplanting Miami Northwestern High as the dominant football power in Miami-Dade County the past two years, 2010's 6A state champ Miami Central was getting no love from the University of Miami football program. Last year, the Hurricanes passed on Jeffrey Godfrey, the former Rockets QB who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    Manny Diaz Jr., Not Randy Shannon, Is Probably Texas's New Defensive Coordinator

    ​Rare is the day when a Miami politician's child gets a big job through ways other than blatant and shady nepotism.Manny Diaz Jr., son of the former mayor of Miami, is apparently the leading candidate to become the Texas Longhorn's defensive coordinator. According to some sports blogs, he's alread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2011

    'Canes Brandon Harris Declares for NFL Draft

    ​Between 1994 and 2008, the Miami Hurricanes had a player selected in the first round of the NFL draft every single year. The good news is that Hurricanes players are likely to return to first round status this year. The bad news is that means the team is losing a lot of talent. In addition to eig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Teddy Bridgewater Commits to Louisville, Spurning Canes

    via InsideTheU​Al Golden has only been in charge of the Miami Hurricanes for a week, and he's already lost a major recruiting battle. Teddy Bridgewater, the quarterback for Miami Northwestern and rated the number two best quarterback prospect in the country by Rivals.com, has committed to the Univ ... More >>

  • News

    December 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Report: Mark D'Onofrio to be Named Hurricanes' Defensive Coordinator

    ​Al Golden isn't the only coach from Temple making the move to Miami. According to several reports out of the Philadelphia media, it seems that his defensive coordinator Mark D'Onofrio is likely to join him. Going solely by this year's ranking, D'Onofrio is a pretty good choice. The Miami Hurrican ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Uncle Luke Claims Randy Shannon To Texas Done Deal, Longhorns Spokesman Won't Confirm

    Randy Shannon​Miami New Times columnist and volunteer high school football coach Luther Campbell has got the sports media blogs jumping on his Twitter feed. Deadspin just posted an item about Campbell's tweet that Randy Shannon, recently fired as the University of Miami's football head coach, has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Notre Dame Coach Thinks Lack of Nude Beaches in Texas Gives Him Advantage Against Miami

    ​The Miami Hurricanes and Notre Dame Fighting Irish will meet for the first time in two decades in this year's Sun Bowl in a renewal of one of college football's most intense historic rivalries.Of course, a lot of things have changed in those two decades, and both teams finished with a painfully m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2010

    Star Recruit Teddy Bridgewater Decommits From Miami

    via InsideTheU​While the Hurricanes are still in the midst of finding their next head coach, the quality recruiting class former coach Randy Shannon had begun to put together is falling apart. Miami Northwestern QB Tedd Bridgewater, rated the second best dual threat quarterback in the country by R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    University of Minnesota Interested in Hiring Randy Shannon

    Hurricanes fans are caught up in the midst of Gruden-mania right now (AD Kirby Hocutt is reportedly set to meet with Jon Gruden today in Tampa), but the other side of the puzzle resulting from Miami's newly vacant head coaching position is where former coach Randy Shannon will land. Well, accordin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Randy's Gone, But Will Donna Shalala and Kirby Hocutt Step Up?

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Uncle Luke comes to terms with the end of the Randy Shannon era.Saturday was one of the saddest days for Miami-Dade's Afri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2010

    Miami Hurricanes Fire Randy Shannon

    In a lot of ways Randy Shannon was a dream coach for the Miami Hurricanes: a native of the city, a graduate of the program, a great recruiter, and a dedicated leader who kept his players on the right track off the field. At the end of the day the thing that matters most is wins (as Jay-Z says, moral ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Stephen Morris Will Start for Hurricanes on Saturday

    ​Miami has become the land of great quarterback uncertainty, but unlike a certain professional team we'll have some deserved faith in who will be starting for our college team in their next game. True freshman Stephen Morris will make his third straight start for the 'Canes against Virginia Tech t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Jacory Harris to Sit Out Canes' Homecoming Game Against Maryland

    Any University of Miami alumni traveling back to Coral Gables this weekend to catch the homecoming game against Maryland won't see Canes colorful QB Jacory Harris in action. Instead, they'll get a peek at the Canes' future when true freshman Stephen Morris takes control of the Miami offense. 

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Prized 'Canes Recruit Latwan Anderson Ditches Football Team

    Latwan Anderson came into the University of Miami as the 15th best recruit of the '10 recruiting class in the entire nation according to Rivals.com. Now its unclear if he'll be playing football at Miami, or anywhere for that matter. According to The Herald, Anderson has left the football team to&nbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Uncle Luke vs. Vicious Sid

    Who's got the bigger mouth? ​Miami New Times columnist Luther Campbell has launched a twitter war against WQAM sports talk personality Sid Rosenberg, whose controversial on-the-air antics put him on an even playing field against the nastiest rapper to ever get his own column. The two men could squ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2010

    Randy Shannon Will Win A National Championship

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. In this exclusive online column, Luke hits back at the Randy Shannon haters.I'm really sick and tired of hearing all these sports tal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Miami Central & Northwestern Kick-Off Tonight in 'Cage' Match

    Michael MillerPumped Up: Neither team needs any pep talk for tonight's bragging rights game​Friday night is a snooze-fest for college football. So instead of nuking a bowl of nachos and watching Oklahoma State vs. LA-Lafayette, get off your fat ass and check-out the best high school football game ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    FSU vs. Miami: The Rivalry Continues (And Uncle Luke Promises Lots of Boobs)

    ​Few rivalries in all of sports are as heated and historic as that between the Miami Hurricanes and Florida State Seminoles, and it's safe to say that if you don't know what's happening this weekend there's little hope you'll care. It's the biggest friggin' night in athletics in the Sunshine State ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Miami Hurricanes Take on Clemson Tigers in First ACC Test

    Even before these season started we would have been happy for the Hurricane's first ACC championship and a win in the Orange Bowl to ice the cake. Maybe then we could start clearing room, in our minds at least, for that elusive sixth national championship. With their loss to Ohio State, ba ... More >>

  • News

    September 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Rakontur Puts Plans for Sequel to Hurricanes Football Doc The U on Hold

    Despite The U, Rakontur's documentary on Miami Hurricane's football during the '80s, being a critical and ratings smash and one of the best films in ESPN's lauded "30 for 30" series, director Billy Corben has put plans for a sequel on hold. The news comes after the University of Miami apparently de ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    University of Miami Wants Logo Removed From The U Box Cover

    ​Do you have your DVD copy of Rakontur's University of Miami football documentary The U yet? You might want to keep it in good condition because it could become a collector's item soon. According to director Bill Corben's Twitter the school wants its distinctive U logo removed from the box cover.

  • News

    September 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Miami Hurricanes Take on Pitt Tonight In Our Last Chance to Defend The Honor of the ACC

    When it comes to football, the Atlantic Coast Conference has become a sad, depressing little thing this season. Given the sentiment in the sports universe lately it seems some would be happy to see the ACC downgraded to a flag football club. Granted, Virginia Tech's woes are most to blame for that s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Canes QB Jacory Harris Needs To Chat With Coach Chris Perkins

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke says the Miami Hurricanes starting quarterback needs a talking-to from his high school quarterbacks coach.Jacory Harris sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Twitter User Who Sent Racist Message to Jacory Harris Identified and is Not Apologizing

    The Twitter user who rattled Miami Hurricanes Quarterback Jacory Harris by directing racially tinged insults towards him through the web service has been found, and he is not backing down. Since taking heat for the remarks he's gotten into fights with other Twitter users and freely used racial slurs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Tweets of the Week: When LeBron Met Nicki Minaj

    ​Everyone has a Twitter these days, so it's hard to keep up. Luckily for you Riptide has decided to start chronicling the best Miami-related Tweets each week. Of course, we're not even up on all of Twitter. So if you think there's a local VIP whose account we need to keep an eye on or just a reall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Nevin Shapiro, Miami Beach Ponzi Schemer, Pleads Guilty

    Nevin Shapiro, the colorful Miami Beach businessman who claims to have written a tell all book about the Miami Hurricanes from his jail cell, admitted the he was guilty of charges that he ran an $880 million Ponzi scheme. Shapiro used the money to fuel a lavish lifestyle, make donation to the Univer ... More >>

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